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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] Replace HTTP links with HTTPS ones: Documentation/arm
On Fri, 26 Jun 2020 21:44:08 +0200
"Alexander A. Klimov" <grandmaster@al2klimov.de> wrote:

> Rationale:
> Reduces attack surface on kernel devs opening the links for MITM
> as HTTPS traffic is much harder to manipulate.
>
> Deterministic algorithm:
> For each file:
> If not .svg:
> For each line:
> If doesn't contain `\bxmlns\b`:
> For each link, `\bhttp://[^# \t\r\n]*(?:\w|/)`:
> If both the HTTP and HTTPS versions
> return 200 OK and serve the same content:
> Replace HTTP with HTTPS.
>
> Signed-off-by: Alexander A. Klimov <grandmaster@al2klimov.de>
> ---
> Changes in v2:
> Undone all handhelds.org changes and 0 of 0 wearablegroup.org changes.

I wasn't asking that the changes be undone, I was asking that those links
simply be removed. They are actively harmful - much more so than any http:
links - and shouldn't be there. *Sigh*. I guess I'll just do that.

jon

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